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Posted on: June 30, 2023

City Council appoints Martinsville School Board members during work session

work session recap

Below is a summary of the Martinsville City Council work session held on Thursday, June 29th. To watch a video of the entire meeting click here. 

Martinsville City School Board appoints 

City Council made the following appointments to the Martinsville City School Board:

  • Cody Williams, filling an unexpired term ending June 30, 2024 
  • Heather Blankenbaker, 3 year term ending June 30, 2026
  • NaKia Blackwell, 3 year term ending June 30, 2026

APRA funding allocated to aid in 'One Ellsworth' project 

Council approved $175,000 in ARPA funding for the 'One Ellsworth Project' to aid in the removal of asbestos, allowing the project and developer to qualify grant funding. The developer and the Harvest Foundation will also contribute $175,000. 

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